Monday, August 22, 2005,10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
F-14 Arrival Ceremony at the Reagan Library:
Come join us at the Reagan Library on Monday, August 22nd to personally witness another momentous milestone in the making of the Librarys new Air Force One Pavilion the installation of a F-14 Tomcat at the Librarys Peace Plaza. In an exciting operation, this 44,000 pound aircraft will be craned into place in a ceremony celebrating President Reagans peace through strength initiative. The Tomcat will serve as a dramatic bridge between the Pavilion and the Presidential Learning Center. This event is standing-room only and is free to attend (regular admission applies to visit the Museum). No reservations are required. Complimentary parking shuttles will run on Presidential Drive throughout the day.
Schedule of Events:
10:00 a.m. - F-14 gets craned over 35 foot-high colonnade (open to the public to watch)
11:00 a.m. - Arrival Ceremony Program Begins (includes keynote speaker Rear Admiral Venlet and the final movement of the F-14 to the Peace Plaza)
11:30 a.m. - Ceremony Concludes
Members will be notified in advance with additional event details.
(Programs and events subject to date change. Before you visit, please call to confirm event.)
Monday, August 22, 2005And in possible RELATED news, from the Los Angeles Times (8/4):
10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
F-14 Arrival Ceremony at the Reagan Library
...[President Bush] arrived in Texas on Tuesday evening to start his August vacation. Although he does not plan to return to Washington until early September, he will make several day trips and overnight trips in the coming weeks.Hmmmm....
To further highlight recent legislative victories in Congress, Bush will sign the energy bill Monday at the Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico and the highway bill Wednesday in Illinois.
He also plans to visit Southern California in late August.